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Card Check is Still Alive
written on March 22, 2011 by Kenyon Mau
Creating a Positive Culture

A reader to a recent COSE Update asked what has been the latest on EFCA (Employee Free Choice Act). As recently as December 2010, I wrote an article on EFCA indicating the bill was not totally dead and that it could still be resurrected. 

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Team Building 101: The Stages of Team Development
written on September 02, 2010 by Miriam Ricketts
Creating a Positive Culture

Is your team Forming, Storming, Norming or Performing?  Teams tend to go through predictable stages in their development. The Tuckman model of team development is a solid framework to help team leaders assess where a team is in its formation, and to identify what to do in order to guide the team to more cohesive, effective performance.

 

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Do You Feed Negativity? By Joyce Shafer
written on September 02, 2010 by Ingeborg Hrabowy
Creating a Positive Culture

When negativity knocks at your door, do you recognize it and send it away?  Or do you invite it in for dinner, or worse, to stay with you as long as it likes—possibly for your lifetime?

 

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Creating Space for Miracles
written on October 06, 2009 by Betsy B Muller
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One of the essential concepts that I try to practice and teach as a healing professional and seminar facilitator has to do with preparing the right environment or spaceto contain the process. Certainly any purposeful gathering of people can improve considerably if we simply take a moment to be fully present and set the stage for what is to come.

 

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Appreciative Team Building Bring Out the Very Best in Your Team
written on October 05, 2009 by Miriam Ricketts
Creating a Positive Culture

How do you inspire people to quickly become highly effective as a team in order to create outstanding results for your organization?

 

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Team Building 101 How To Design a Successful Team Building Program
written on September 29, 2009 by Miriam Ricketts
Creating a Positive Culture

In general, our Team Building requests fall into three categories: Relationship Development & Networking, Performance Improvement, and Organizational Culture Change . There is a different set of solutions for each Team Building need.

 

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Company Culture and Its Influence on Your Brand
written on September 08, 2009 by Rachel Downey
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This article includes two exercises that can help you identify your culture and its alignment with your Brand.

culture: noun: the customs, arts, social institutions and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group; with adj: attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

 

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Where Do I Work Orientation for the New Guy
written on August 31, 2009 by Rachel Downey
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Every person employed by your business is representing your company. Even if they don't have front line responsibilities with your customers or clients, they certainly get asked at networking events or parties what they do and where they work. Implementing a formalized Orientation Program at your small business does a number of things:

 

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Leadership Tune Up
written on April 07, 2009 by Steve Krisfalusy
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Your company's culture & productivity directly relates to the management style of the owner(s) - from the top down. When was the last time you took a step back and reviewed your management style so you can evolve & stay in tune with "best practices" for today? Many think that throwing money at people or a pizza party once in awhile takes care of that - wrong!

 

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Small Business Communications Needs a Balance Between Old and New
written on March 16, 2009 by Steve Krisfalusy
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Today, with email being or becoming the primary tool of choice for small businesses, it does have it's con's! We are all familar with the benefits of email: easy & quick group communications, documented communications, access via multiple vechiles or tools and so on.

 

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